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69
Positive
981
Negative
1483
Pending
2533
Total Tests

* Updated: March 26, 2020 at 4:30 PM
Please note that these numbers are a combination of Forrest Health and Hattiesburg Clinic and reflect inpatients and outpatients.

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Forrest Health Update:

Daily Update – March 17, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.

  • We have 2 patients in Forrest General Hospital who have tested positive for Coronavirus per the MS State Department of Health Lab.
  • Forrest General Hospital has:
    48 ICU Beds
    86 Vents
    17 Negative Pressure Rooms
  • Please remember that the Cough and Fever Clinic, a partnership of Forrest General Hospital and Hattiesburg Clinic, will be open tomorrow at the Hattiesburg Clinic’s Immediate Care Cloverleaf location.(Please reference 3/16/20 update below for detailed information)
  • A clinic has been established for Forrest General employees in the hospital basement.
  • Controlled access at hospital entrances continues to be in place.  (Please reference the 3/16/20 update for Forrest General visitor and employee information and the 3/17/20 update regarding outlying facilities:  Highland Community Hospital, Marion General Hospital, Jefferson Davis Community Hospital, Walthall General Hospital, and Pearl River County Hospital & Nursing Home update below for visitor information)
  • Employees should enter and exit from the two designated employee entrances only. (See 3/16/20 update below for details)
  • Blood Drive – An Emergency Blood Drive is currently being coordinated between Forrest General and Vitalant Blood Services for next week.  A mobile unit will be setup.  More info to follow.
  • Medical Records Requests – Due to restrictions placed on entrance to Forrest General Hospital, Health Information Management’s release of information services has changed temporarily. Record retrieval for all walk-ins is only available at the HIM office at the Patient Accounts and Home Health office located at 1414 South 28th Avenue. Hours of operation are from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Temporary Visitation Policies

Information regarding updated visitation policies at Forrest Health facilities.

Spanish Language Informational Video

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We have collaborated with Iglesia Vida and Pastor David Martinez to produce a Spanish language informational video, thanks to Dr. Eduardo Soto.

Mississippi State Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline

The Mississippi State Department of Health is now operating a hotline for convenient answers to questions about COVID-19 by phone. Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline (8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday):
877-978-6453.

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